Location: Integrated Support Services (Port Augusta/Whyalla)
Fraction of Time: 1.0 FTE
Duties: The Senior Psychologist is a member of an inter-disciplinary team, providing delegated line management, professional support and supervision to Psychologists and provision Psychologists and working with children and young people with developmental, cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural and physical difficulties, and exceptional needs (including giftedness) and their families.
The Senior Psychologist works closely with the Team Leader, other Senior Psychologists, psychologists, preschool and school staff, and parents to develop evidence based psychology interventions that include proactive, targeted and intensive strategies that can be adapted for learning and home context.
This position will have a greater focus on proactive whole site and Partnership approaches. The role requires the recruitment, retention, induction and professional support, development and supervision of psychologists with a focus on meeting professional and service delivery standards.
AHP3 - Current and full registration (general) with the Psychology Board of Australia. Psychology Board of Australia approved supervisor
Special Conditions: A current driver’s licence and the willingness to drive is a requirement. Successful applicants will be required to gain a Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) child-related employment screening prior to being employed which is required to be renewed every three years before expiry. The incumbent will be required to undertake RAN – Responding to Abuse and Neglect Training full day course and the updated online course posted online every three years. An incentive Allowance of 20% will apply for the first 2 years of employment.
Salary Rage (will be adjusted to actual hours worked):
AHP3 - $92,757 - $98,896 pa
Notes: Please note this is an AHP3 classification level.
This vacancy is also advertised on the Jobs SA website. For further information please visit www.jobs.sa.gov.au and search on vacancy number/s 2017-23827, 2017-23843, 2017-23754.
Closing date: 25th October 2017, COB